Woman Tries to Rob Armored Car Driver

A woman was arrested in Abilene after she allegedly tried to rob an armored car driver at gunpoint.

According to the Abilene Police Department, on Tuesday at approximately 9:52am, Abilene Police Officers and Dickinson County Sheriff’s. Deputies responded to the area of Northwest Fifth and Cedar Street for the report of a possible armed robbery.

Officers learned that a female subject armed with a handgun had demanded money from the driver of an armored vehicle who was servicing an automated teller machine.

Officers located the suspect, 41-year-old Brandi J. Reed, Abilene, in the area of Northwest Fifth and Mulberry Street. Reed was taken into custody without incident. Reed had a black pellet pistol in her possession at the time of her arrest.

Reed could face charges that could include attempted Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Assault.